Birthday Party Madness

As I prepare for my son to turn 3 in a few short days, I’m finding myself, yet again, faced with the dreaded birthday party! It’s not that I don’t like celebrating my children, or hosting a party, it’s just… well, it’s just exhausting! Some people (the smart ones, in my opinion) have a small…

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The Messy Mom Car

I haven’t always been the cleanest person. By clean, I mean tidy. I LOVE having a clean home but sometimes I look around at the mess and just don’t know where to start. But one place in particular that needs to stay clean is my car! It gives me so much anxiety when my car…

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Surviving Halloween

“I can’t wait for Halloween this year! I’m am SO going to find my kids the most clever costumes from Pinterest!”How many of us moms have said that year after year? I know I have the greatest intentions of making award winning costumes. Guess how many times I’ve actually done it, Z.E.R.O. With our society…

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I’m not sure why, but I had a very hard time turning 30 this year. I was married at 19, had my first baby at 20 and my last at 27. I have lived like a 30 year old for quite a few years. But going from your 20’s to 30’s just seems so… grown…

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Foster Care- An Outsider’s Perspective

Foster Care. Have you ever thought about how many families are in your local foster care system? Have you ever thought about how many people have been affected by foster care? I want to talk about my point of view of foster care, as an outsider and how it has drastically changed my life. I…

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Fitness Fails. How to stop the excuses and get on track to a better you!

Raise your hand (and pretend like I can see you) if you have failed, multiple times, when it comes to a fitness routine. As I raise both hands, I’d like to tell you, you are not alone. I have wasted hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars on gym memberships that I only use for a…

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Must Haves for Moms: Baby Essentials!

Alright everyone, I have been a mom now for over 10 years! I have used my fair share of baby/kid products. Some might even consider me a veteran! So with that, I want to share with you some of my most favorite newborn essentials. I also asked a few of my followers what their favorites…

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Family Pictures. A little bit of fun, a whole lot of dysfunction.

I’ve talked before about how important I think pictures are. Especially professional pictures. As our kids grow, pictures are the greatest memories we have! And I think we can all agree with that. But something else I think we can all agree on, how ridiculously daunting it can be before and during the photo shoot!…

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The Blessing and Importance of ‘Mom Friends’

Becoming a mom has been the greatest journey of my life. I think most moms can say that. Maybe not every day, but most days, being a mom brings us immense joy and purpose. Along with creating these humans and watching them grow, come a few other perks. One of my favorites is the other…

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Care/of Vitamins

One of the most important ways we can keep our bodies healthy is what we put into them. Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m not the healthiest of eaters. I love me some chips and a chocolate chip cookie here and there. But along with healthy eating and keeping our bodies moving through exercise, another…

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